accompany


accompany
01. She went to the party [accompanied] by her ex-boyfriend.
02. My friends [accompanied] me to my car after the horror film because I was too afraid to walk alone.
03. The earthquake was [accompanied] by a tsunami.
04. The [accompaniment] of a string quartet to the Beatles' song "Yesterday" was considered a real musical innovation in its time.
05. She was [accompanied] to lunch by her boyfriend.
06. The university offers a service in which volunteers [accompany] women to their cars or the bus when it is dark, for safety reasons.
07. Chris played the guitar, [accompanied] by Mark on the mandolin, and Ollie on the bass.
08. Would you care to [accompany] me to the dance this evening?
09. There is a Danish proverb which states that big words seldom [accompany] good deeds.
10. There is a French proverb which states that beauty [unaccompanied] by goodness is like a flower without perfume.
11. Composer Aaron Copeland once observed that so long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will [accompany] and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
12. Statistics show that in the United States, potato chips [accompany] lunch 32 percent of the time, and dinner 18 percent of the time.
13. The singer was [accompanied] by her brother on accordion, and her mother on violin.
14. The wind was [accompanied] by a mixture of snow and rain.
15. Alcoholic drinks are a normal [accompaniment] to evening meals in many countries.
16. Some, though not all psychological disorders are [accompanied] by signs of abnormal brain chemistry.
17. She had recently broken up with her boyfriend, so she went to her friend's party [unaccompanied].
18. My sister usually [accompanies] her husband on his business trips because he hates to travel alone.
19. The King passed on his horse, [accompanied] by many fine lords and ladies.
20. The Prime Minister was [accompanied] on his trip by a number of his Ministers, as well as many important business leaders.
21. The textbooks are [accompanied] by two listening CDs and an answer key.
22. The newspaper article was about mixed marriages, and [accompanying] photos showed couples of different races.
23. There are several physical conditions of discomfort which [accompany] pregnancy.
24. In the Middle Ages, dances were [accompanied] by both songs and by instrumental music.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • accompany — accompany, attend, conduct, escort, convoy, chaperon mean to go or be together with; they differ chiefly in their implications as to the nature or purpose of the association. Accompany implies companionship and often, with a personal subject,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Accompany — Ac*com pa*ny, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Accompanied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Accompanying}] [OF. aacompaignier, F. accompagner, to associate with, fr. OF. compaign, compain, companion. See {Company}.] 1. To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accompany — I verb associate with, coexist, commingle, consort, convoy, join, keep, keep company with II index coincide (correspond), concur (coexist) Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

  • accompany — [ə kum′pə nē; ] often [, ə kump′nē] vt. accompanied, accompanying [MFr acompaignier < ac , AD + OFr compagnon: see COMPANION1] 1. to go or be together with; attend 2. to send (with); add to; supplement [to accompany words with acts] …   English World dictionary

  • Accompany — Ac*com pa*ny, v. i. 1. To associate in a company; to keep company. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] Men say that they will drive away one another, . . . and not accompany together. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. To cohabit (with). [Obs.] Milton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • accompany — [v1] go or be with something associate with, attend, chaperon, come along, conduct, consort, convoy, date, dog*, draft*, drag*, escort, follow, go along, guard, guide, hang around with*, hang out*, keep company, lead, look after, shadow, shlep… …   New thesaurus

  • accompany — (v.) early 15c., to be in company with, from M.Fr. accompagner, from O.Fr. acompaignier (12c.) take as a companion, from à to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + compaignier, from compaign (see COMPANION (Cf. companion)). Related: Accompanied; …   Etymology dictionary

  • accompany — ► VERB (accompanies, accompanied) 1) go somewhere with (someone). 2) be present or occur at the same time as. 3) play musical support or backing for (an instrument, voice, or group). ORIGIN Old French accompagner, from compaignon companion …   English terms dictionary

  • accompany — /euh kum peuh nee/, v., accompanied, accompanying. v.t. 1. to go along or in company with; join in action: to accompany a friend on a walk. 2. to be or exist in association or company with: Thunder accompanies lightning. 3. to put in company… …   Universalium

  • accompany — v. (D; tr.) to accompany on (to accompany a singer on the piano) * * * [ə kʌmp(ə)nɪ] (D; tr.) to accompany on (to accompany a singer on the piano) …   Combinatory dictionary